Divorce Liens

In a divorce, one party may be awarded the right to live in the marital house. When that spouse sells the property, the ex-spouse may be entitled to half of the equity. That ex-spouse could file a lien to ensure receipt of his or her share of the sales proceeds. In some states, although a lien is not part of a divorce proceeding, it can be placed on property of parents for unpaid child support payments.

Inside Divorce Liens